Blog Archive

Thu

Oct 04

2018

CVB Credits Carpenter for its Start

Denton: circa 1976. City population was 45,000; Denton County’s 110,000. Downtown Denton was quiet and sleepy. Parking wasn’t a problem and traffic jams were something that happened in “big cities.” In 1976, Denton had three hotels, one high school, two universities half the size they are today, and miles of green space between the city […]

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Sun

Aug 13

2017

North Texas Fair & Rodeo Opens This Friday

In September of 1897, Denton was a booming town of about 2,500 people clustered around what is still the heart of Denton, our downtown square. Things looked a lot different then. Our beloved 1896 Courthouse-on-the-Square was brand-spankin’ new. Both of our universities were still dreams-in-the-making, and agriculture was the top economic driver. Even the Denton […]

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Wed

Nov 23

2016

Denton Radio In The Morning

Home   Denton Radio In The Morning Watch in HD Listen to the show   Join Us On Social!

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Wed

Sep 21

2016

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Your browser does not support iframes. View the content of this inline frame with your browser Artist Directory Local music events Past Show episodes – Audio (Audio page with iTunes link) – Video (Page with latest three videos, with link to YouTube playlist)

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Thu

Apr 28

2016

A Gladiator in the Tourism Industry: Kim Phillips is honored with the Gene Phillips Hospitality Award

Those of us who know Kim Phillips, Vice President of the Denton Convention & Visitor Bureau, realize that she is no shy individual.  She’s quick to introduce herself, make connections and network.  That’s not just fancy, mixer-type jargon that she uses lightly either.  If she has introduced herself and spent time getting acquainted with you, […]

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Sun

Apr 24

2016

Welcome Center Opens for Arts & Jazz Fest

Beginning tomorrow, Quakertown Park will be a-buzz.  Stages and vendor tents will go up.  Fencing, signs, tables and chairs will be placed.  Grills will heat up.  Seasoned fest-preppers will stake their picnic spreads.  It’s all preparation for one of Denton’s biggest weekends of the year when an estimated 225,000 people will turn out for the […]

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Fri

Mar 11

2016

Homewood Suites Debuts New Look

Homewood Suites, a four-story, 107-suite property, has completed a renovation of all guest suites and public space. “Our renovation transformation reflects our continual commitment to deliver guests the highest quality accommodations, service and convenience they have come to expect from staying at Homewood Suites by Hilton Denton,” Emily Wright, general manager, said. As part of the […]

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Wed

Mar 09

2016

New Public Arts Mural At the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center by Artist Mick Burson

Celebrated Denton artist Mick Burson has been commissioned to create a new mural at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center during this year’s 35 Denton music festival. The public is invited to watch the artist work as part of the festival’s events and performances at the Arts Center beginning March 12. The mural will become a part […]

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Mon

Mar 07

2016

#Dentoning This Week- March 7, 2016

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, MARCH 7TH ART EXHIBITS Behold the People: R.C. Hickman’s Photographs of Black Dallas […]

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Mon

Feb 08

2016

Finding warmth in the woods

On a cold, wet and windy night, the confines of UNT on the Square present a welcoming warmth for its residents. But simple shelter from the weather is not the function it should be most appreciated for. It’s the nights, such as during the Denton Black Film Festival, when those who find their way into […]

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